2012 Challenge Participant:
Applicant: Peter Fusaro - Builder
Project Address: Old Greenwich, CT
Bdrms./Sq. Footage: 5 BD - 3671 sq ft
Builder Website: www.preferredbuilders.biz
About Preferred Builders
Preferred Builders Inc. is a general contractor specializing in new home construction located in Greenwich, Connecticut. Celebrating over 27 years experience in the building and remodeling industry, Preferred Builders has completed both spec and custom homes throughout Fairfield County.
About Peter Fusaro
As founder and President of Preferred Builders Inc. and Vice President of Green Built Connecticut, located in Riverside Connecticut, Peter Fusaro is no stranger to the building industry where he has been building for the past 27 years. He was honored with the 2008 Builder of the Year HBRA Award, 2009 Community Service HOBI Award, 2009 Philanthropist of the year, Vision Fund Award and Best In Green Award 2009.
Peter is a Certified Green Professional (CGP), Certified aging in place specialists (CAPS), Certified Graduate Builder (CGB) Graduate Master Builder(GMB) an most recent, is Master Certified Green Professional (MCGP)from the National Association Home Builders. He is one of Connecticut's first Accredited Verifiers for the (NGBP)National Green Building Program. Peter is also a Certified HERS Rater, (BPI) Building Envelope Professional,(BPI) Building Analyst Professional and a certified Thermal Infrared Thermography. In addition he is a Teaching Instructor for (NAHB) Green Building for Building Professionals and Advanced Green Building: Building Science Courses.
Boards and Committees
Peter serves as Vice President on the Executive Board for the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Fairfield County(HBRA) and is Chairperson of their Green Council. He also serves on the State Home Builders Association of Connecticut (HBACT) Board of Directors, Government Affairs Committee and State Chairperson of their Green Home’s Council. In addition he serves on the Task Group Committee for version 2 of the 2012 National Green Building Standard.
Organizations We Belong To
• Northeast HERS alliance
• BPCA, Building Performance Contractors Association
• BPI, Building Performance Institute
• NAHB, National Association of Home Builders
• RESNET, Residential Energy Services Network
• NAHB Research Center
• Green Building Advisor
• USGBC U.S. Green Building Council
• IR Thermography group
• Energy Star Partner
• DOE, Build America Program
• EERE, Builders Challenge